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Jaden Smith compares himself to Galileo in new interview

Things got weird again for Smith – who’s apparently a scientist now, btw

Jaden Smith appears to be in the midst of a serious spiritual awakening right now. After last year's interview for The New York Times' magazine – you know, the one where he talked about “babies' soft spots” and “prana energy” – Smith has made no secret of the fact that his ambitions lie on a loftier plain.

The 17-year-old son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett is fine with you thinking that he's crazy though. In fact, according a new interview with GQ, he welcomes it. “I feel like it's an honor, actually,” he told the magazine. “Because they thought Galileo was crazy, too, you know what I'm saying? I don't think I'm as revolutionary as Galileo, but I don't think I'm not as revolutionary as Galileo.”

That's Jaden Smith not not comparing himself to a 17th century physicist and philosopher, there. No big deal. 

“My whole life is just dedicated on learning and breaking, like, the craziest records of life, and being like one of the craziest human beings to ever exist,” he continued. “Me and Willow are scientists, so everything for us is a scientific test upon humanity. And luckily we're put in a position where we can affect large groups of human beings at one time.”

Exactly why he thinks he's a scientist isn't clear, but maybe it's because of interviews like this. Maybe this is all just a big joke, and he's toying with us – weirding us dumb sheep out for his own amusement. Or maybe he is, actually, a scientist. Either way, we've only got ten years to figure him out because after that point, unfortunately, he'll be “gone”.

“No one will know where I am in ten years. They'll see me pop up, but they'll be like, ‘Where'd you come from?’ No one will know. No one will know where I'm at. No one will know who I'm with. No one will know what I'm doing. I've been planning that since I was like 13.” 

“It be kind of like Banksy,” he added. “But in a different way. More of a social impact. Helping people. But through art installations.”

Read the whole incredible interview on GQ here